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This course introduces students to the Gaelic language and society of the early modern period c1200-c1700. Students will learn to read short texts in the original language (with help); students will also read translated texts and scholarly materials about historical and cultural topics of that period.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The course will be based on the study of short authentic historical documents and fictional texts produced in the language in the period c1200-c1700. It will involve morphological, syntactic and lexical study, with an emphasis on translation into English or modern Gaelic, and consideration of the socio-historical and literary background needed to reach a full appreciation of the texts. Directed self-learning will include preparation of translations for discussion and analysis in class and substantial reading on historical and cultural topics related to the texts and their authors.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
2x written exercises (30% and 50%)
Seminar mark (20%)
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|